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Downsizing Your Baked Goods (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Baked Goods)

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. Baking time is upon us. The weather has shifted in many […]

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Petit Dejeuner, Anyone?

Who would have thought that bread and jam could hold so many memories for us? Here’s the scoop on one of our favorite breakfasts.

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And the Winnahs…

Winners of recent giveaways are here.

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Con Agra Frozen Meals: Banquet, Marie Callender’s, and Healthy Choice

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I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, eating a TV dinner was an event. It usually only happened once-in-awhile, but what fun to stroll the frozen foods aisle, gawking at the photos on the packages and trying to choose just one. And I suppose I date myself when I recount my […]

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They Keep Me Laughing

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I Need OneThis little miss has been helping us all over the place…. unloading dishes, unloading boxes, getting into all things not for babies. One day I was unpacking my stockpile of toiletries and she found a box of pantiliners, you know the BIG pink box. Of course all 552 of them were strewn all over the […]

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Stuff You Should Know

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I am swamped with stuff to do, boxes to unpack, ideas to write down, lessons to teach, kids to cuddle, and brownies to bake for people like these monkeys. But, it’s a good swampiness, surely. We’ve got a nice roof over our heads, lots of good food to eat, and we’re slowly settling into a […]

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Pretty Cool Cake: Make a Pirate Cake

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Special birthday cakes are near and dear to my heart. I love the challenge of putting my kids’ latest interests atop a cake. The looks on their faces are just priceless. And being challenged by my readers is almost as much fun. I’ve even written an e-book with all sorts of creative, easy, and inexpensive […]

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Meal Planning: Reaping the Fruit of My OAMC Labor

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‘Member last week how I cooked up a whole mess of stuff to freeze? Well, this week, it’s time to put my feet up. It’s not that dinnertime will be completely devoid of work. I’ll still need to heat up main dishes and prepare sides, but the bulk of the cooking is already done for […]

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